June 10, 2012 Subject:
Where you end up depends on where you begin
This looks like a very good beginning for the Andover Academy.
Despite some of the shortcoming and trappings of the Calvinist Religion these men, in my opinion, put there finger on the predicament all people and generations face when bringing new life into this world. This Constitution and it's principles could well apply to any school or academy today.
The bar being set so high here it is unlikely most would be able to measure up in our modern world but at least it is a reference point for the direction we all should be heading.
For those who may not follow the Christian beliefs espoused here, one could supplant the Greater Being or Wisdom of their choice. If they believe themselves to be the Greatest Being in the Universe, let them toil for centuries and see who writes about them.